Closure of UNPOS
The United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS) completed its Security Council mandate on 3 June 2013. The United Nations continues to provide support to the Somalia Federal Government's peace and reconciliation efforts through the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), established by Security Council resolution 2101 (2013).
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30 Nov 2009
Al-Shabab organises twin suicide car bomb attacks on AMISOM troops at their headquarters in Mogadishu, killing 17 AU peacekeepers, including deputy force commander of Burundi, Brigadier General Juvenal Niyoyunguruza. A number of civilians are also killed in the attacks and the Ugandan force commander is wounded. The attack is condemned by the TFG, the whole of the International Community and the United Nations.